Garrett Cleverly

Garrett Cleverly is versed in all native and non native species of plants, trees, succulents, and cacti that grow throughout the southern region. Garrett has a love for gardening and all things outdoors.
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CREATE INSTANT SHADE FOR KIDS & PETS

Posted by Garrett Cleverly on 8/17/17 6:46 AM
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MONTHLY LANDSCAPE AND GARDEN TIPS (AUGUST)

Posted by Garrett Cleverly on 8/3/17 11:27 AM

 

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COMMON INSECTS IN HOUSTON LANDSCAPES - WHAT TO LOOK FOR & HOW TO TREAT THEM

Posted by Garrett Cleverly on 7/21/17 1:47 PM
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TIPS ON HOW TO CREATE A LAYERED LANDSCAPE

Posted by Garrett Cleverly on 7/20/17 8:42 AM

In every neighborhood, no matter where you live, there is always the home with the perfect layered landscape and the home that has a landscape but it is one big unorganized mess. For the majority of us homeowners, our landscapes are somewhere in the middle of these two and we know for sure that we do not want to be the home with the unorganized landscape.

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MOON JUICE & HOW IT CAN HELP YOUR TREES IN THE SUMMER

Posted by Garrett Cleverly on 7/20/17 7:08 AM

Summer is a stressful time for the material on our landscapes. The days are longer, the sun is stronger, and the temperature outside is well over 100 degrees for three months straight. All three of these factors can cause a lot of stress, more specifically heat stress on the trees and plants in your landscape.

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MONTHLY LANDSCAPE & GARDEN TIPS (JULY)

Posted by Garrett Cleverly on 7/12/17 8:29 AM

We are just one month into the three month summer season that we'd all like to fast forward, and if you have been keeping up with our blog, we're sure your landscape is looking like the best in the neighborhood. If you haven't been keeping up with our regular monthly landscape and garden tips, now is a great time to read up on what our experts recommend for a fantastic looking landscape all summer long.

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HOW TO CREATE A TUSCAN STYLE BACKYARD

Posted by Garrett Cleverly on 7/6/17 5:18 AM

Have you always dreamed of bringing back the romance and luxury of the Tuscan landscape?

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HOW TO PROPERLY PRUNE TREES

Posted by Garrett Cleverly on 6/29/17 2:22 PM

Many customers don’t understand the value of having your trees and plants professionally pruned. Improper pruning can lead to a variety of different problems including killing your trees, palms or shrubs. We always recommend that you hire a professional to do this, because not only will the trim it properly, but it will look aesthetically pleasing as well. We see trees every day that have been butchered by homeowners and it makes us very sad. However, if you are a do-it-yourself kind of person, here are three simple tips to keep in mind when you do your next trimming.

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TOP PALMS TO PLANT THIS SUMMER

Posted by Garrett Cleverly on 6/15/17 1:15 PM

Stuck at home this summer with no vacation plans? Well, why not bring the tropical paradise to your home with palm trees from Moon Valley Nurseries. Our unique and wide selection of palms can turn any pool area into a tropical escape in less than a day. Or have you been dreaming about that resort you want to go back to? We have palms that are also great for a grand entrance. 

Now, you're probably thinking that you can't plant in these in summer temperatures. That's where you are wrong and it's because Moon Valley Nurseries is the grower of everything we sell. Our palms are grown in our local climate thus allowing them to acclimate. It's never too hot to plant palm trees from Moon Valley Nurseries and below are the top five to plant this summer.

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MONTHLY LANDSCAPE & GARDEN TIPS (JUNE)

Posted by Garrett Cleverly on 6/7/17 12:07 PM

Just like that the summer temperatures have arrived and those warm summer days will be here for the next few months. That is why June is such an important month in the calendar year as proper preparedness and care will help your landscape fly through the summer months with minimal stress.

This month is still a great time to plant certain trees and palms and that is because we grow everything in our local climate. Allowing the trees and palms to become acclimated compared to other nurseries who bring their trees and palms from out of state. If you're looking for shade relief or a way to turn that pool into a tropical paradise we have it. Below are a few tips and planting recommendations from our nursery pros.

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Topics: Monthly Tips, landscape tips